BSc (Hons) in Facilities & Workplace Management awarded at level 8 by London Metropolitan University (LMU)
This is a blended learning course delivered over 3 academic years with supported seminars held during scheduled weekends.
Each module commences with a seminar that is designed to support the student complete the module. Attendance at seminars is not mandatory and delivered with the purpose of introducing the module tutor, setting out the learning outcomes, content, the assessment strategy and expectations for skills/knowledge development.
All of the course material is held on LMU’s Weblearn portal which is an easy to use online platform specifically designed for online learning programmes. During the induction, students will be introduced to the platform with practical demonstration of how to use the portal and access lessons quickly and easily. To complete this course, students must have a basic knowledge of using a computer and searching the internet for research purposes.
Students are registered as undergraduate students of London Metropolitan University and will receive a student card confirming their student status.
Advanced entry available to those who qualify
Entry is by direct application to Portobello Institute.
There are entry criteria available to students with differing qualifications/experience levels and these are detailed below.
Entry to First Year
Students seeking to enter the first year of this degree must meet one of the following criteria.
- Leaving Certificate with a minimum of grade of O6 or D in 6 subjects
- QQI level 5 Major award
- Senior Trade Certificate
- IWFM (formerly BIFM) level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Facilities Management
Other qualification equivalent to level 5 of Irish National Framework of Qualifications
Experiential learning ie 36 months experience in an FM or similar operational rol
Advanced Entry to Second Year:
Students may apply for advanced entry to the second year of the BSc (Hons) in Faciliites & Workplace Management if they meet one of the following criteria.
- Senior Trade Certificate with three endorsements
- IWFM (formerly BIFM) level 4 Certificate or Diploma in Facilities Management
- Experiential learning of 5 years experience in an FM or similar operational role